Chioma Obiegbu is a multidisciplinary visual artist, born and raised in Enugu, Nigeria but currently resides in NYC. Her work centers on abstraction (oftentimes inspired by child-like imagination, play and color) and visual storytelling, which vividly expresses Black culture.
Line of Work
Art direction, editorial fashion design, visual consultation, set design, sculpting, photo retouching.
Interviews: i-D, Glamour South Africa, CRWN Mag, Unlabelled Mag.
Online Publications: BBC News, InStyle, Vogue Italia (PhotoVogue), Hype Beast, SVGE Mag.
Prints: Glamour South Africa (July '22 Issue), ColorBloc Mag (Cover of August '19 Issue).
Features (Social Media): Afropunk, Nataal, Afroelle Mag, OkayAfrica, The Native Mag, Cosmopolitan, The Creator Class, Adolescent Content, Osengwa, Pattern Beauty, Agbara Mag, Girlgaze, and more!
Neuberger Berman: Photo exhibition at the Neuberger Berman Headquarters in NYC (Feb 9-Mar 1, 2023).
The Flag Project: Photo flag flown in Rockefeller Center (Feb 8-Apr 30, 2021).
Black in Time: Exhibition of images & pieces at the FIT Museum (Jan 31-Mar 6, 2020).
Clients & Roles:
Erykah Badu (editorial fashion designer), Orange Culture (casting director & model manager), CRWN Mag (creative director & set designer), Nappy Head Club (visual consultant, film editor & casting director), Alex Mali (editorial designer), Agnes Baddoo (creative director).